Cisco Joins the Coronavirus Combat Like Other Tech Giants and Commits $225 Million

The Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins’s blog post published Sunday evening about the Pandemic help states that Cisco Plans to dedicate $225 million in cash and services to be provided for combating the Spread and supporting the victims. He also said, “Cisco must, and will, do even more to help others respond to this global pandemic,”. 

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$8 million in cash and $210 million in products will be distributed among diverse groups and organizations including the United Nations Foundation’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund and the World Health Organization’s

 “People who were already vulnerable are facing even more risks to their health, stability, housing, and well-being,” Robbins wrote. “Nonprofits are struggling to serve their populations as the number of volunteers declines due to social distancing practices and donations is at-risk due to financial concerns.”

Robbins also wrote, the panel will also provide funds to heads of state, government agencies, and businesses to rapidly deploy COVID-19-related technology solutions. The fund is also said to  alloted ‘at-risk’ people category.

With the Collaboration of Webex Video Conferencing tool of Cisco the company pots channels to secure over 2.2 million online. Virtual response meetings and online conferences have been covered among governments of various countries including French, Canadian, German and Colombian. 

“With support from Santa Clara County Supervisor Cindy Chavez, San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo, and Destination: Home’s CEO Jen Loving, we will be able to rapidly support low-income individuals during this time,” he wrote.

Tech Giants Show Huge Support for fighting The Pandemic

The Biggest E-commerce company Amazon on 10th march, announced it early that it would provide $5 million to support small businesses in the lockdowns and affected areas.  

In line with the Chinese e-commerce and cloud computing giant Alibaba CEO Jack Ma announced to serve in any emergency needs of money or products to the affected ones. 

Microsoft CEO also Shared on his Linked in Post how the manpower and technology together are working together to help the people fighting. 

Twitter users also appreciated Apple’s contribution to providing necessary supplies.  

Whereas the Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg shared about how the Mask procured and reserved for wildfires, were distributed in public. 

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Qadir AK

Qadir Ak is the founder of Coinpedia. He has over a decade of experience writing about technology and has been covering the blockchain and cryptocurrency space since 2010. He has also interviewed a few prominent experts within the cryptocurrency space.

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